Robert Scott
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Robert Hamilton Scott (1824 - 1892)

Robert Hamilton Scott
Born in Wilcox, Alabama, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married 8 Jan 1852 in De Soto, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 68 in De Soto, Louisiana, United Statesmap
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Early Life

Robert was born in 1824. He was the son of Leonard Scott and Lucinda Bullock

Marriage to Mary

He married Mary Amanda Jefferson and they had 3 children before she died.


  1. Mary Francis (Scott) Lacy (1843-1886)
  2. Leonard Calvin Scott (1845-1854)
  3. Richard Benton Scott (1852-abt.1854)

Marriage to Cornelia

He married Cornelia Gregg Scott and they raised their family in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.[1][2]


  1. Alice Leigh (Scott) Sample (abt.1854-abt.1939)
  2. Lockwood Alison Scott (1855-abt.1916)
  3. Robert Hall Scott (1857-1931)
  4. Alexander Carson Dayton Scott (1858-)
  5. William Henry Scott (1860-abt.1870)
  6. Maxcy Gregg Scott (1862-1938)
  7. Edward Lee Scott (1864-1954)
  8. Wilburn Crawford Scott (1866-abt.1902)
  9. Henrietta Hall (Scott) Courtney (1868-1943)
  10. Eleanor Gregg (Scott) Patterson (1870-abt.1938)

Death & Burial

He passed away in 1891.[3]


  1. "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 April 2020), Robert M Scott and Cornelia Hall, 8 Jan 1852; citing De Soto, De Soto, Louisiana, United States, various parish courthouses, Louisiana; FHL microfilm 266,076.
  2. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 29 May 2021), Cornelia Scott in entry for Robt H Scott, 1870.
  3. Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 13 January 2022), memorial page for Robert Hamilton Scott (13 Mar 1824–13 May 1891), Find a Grave Memorial ID 89246642, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Frierson, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Andrea Stigdon (contributor 47519011) .

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